The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Apple iOS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Apple iOS over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apple iOS
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 74 67
Rank change year-on-year +19 -7  
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 5 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.77% 0.20% 0.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.17% 0.69% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 7
Median daily rate £369 - £250
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 - £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £375 £338
% change year-on-year -4.66% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £25.70
% change year-on-year +4.28% -31.90%  

Apple iOS is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 120 290 258
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 18.40% 28.52% 25.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 173 133
Median daily rate £463 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.71% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £145 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 13
Median hourly rate £24.21 £32.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.52% +124.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £14.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £160.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Apple iOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Apple iOS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Apple iOS in Reading

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Apple iOS in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple iOS in Reading

Apple iOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple iOS in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple iOS in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 10 (100.00%) Android
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) JIRA
4 3 (30.00%) Selenium
4 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (30.00%) BDD
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) C
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (20.00%) Appium
5 2 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) API Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (20.00%) Samsung
5 2 (20.00%) Bugzilla
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) Internet
5 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (20.00%) REST

Apple iOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
1 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
2 3 (30.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (20.00%) Appium
3 2 (20.00%) Bugzilla
3 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (10.00%) Calabash
4 1 (10.00%) JMeter
4 1 (10.00%) JUnit
4 1 (10.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Lead Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Xamarin Developer
3 1 (10.00%) XAML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) JSON
2 2 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Android
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) BDD
3 2 (20.00%) API Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Case Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (10.00%) MVVM
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) OOP
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (10.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Samsung
3 1 (10.00%) Remedy
3 1 (10.00%) Xamarin